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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2005
  • pp: 3374–3376

Spatial Thirring-type solitons via electromagnetically induced transparency

Inbal Friedler, Gershon Kurizki, Oren Cohen, and Mordechai Segev  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 24, pp. 3374-3376 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003374


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Abstract

We show that the giant Kerr nonlinearity in the regime of electromagnetically induced transparency in vapor can give rise to the formation of Thirring-type spatial solitons, which are supported solely by cross-phase modulation that couples the two copropagating light beams.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.5530) Nonlinear optics : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(270.1670) Quantum optics : Coherent optical effects

ToC Category:
Nonlinear Optics

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Inbal Friedler, Gershon Kurizki, Oren Cohen, and Mordechai Segev, "Spatial Thirring-type solitons via electromagnetically induced transparency," Opt. Lett. 30, 3374-3376 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-24-3374

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